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Year 4 - Using the computer as an artist!

posted 3 Dec 2016, 15:39 by   [ updated 11 May 2018, 03:26 by ]
In Y4 this term, we have been looking at how we can create digital artwork using a variety of programs on the computer. During this lesson, we used a program called Paint and looked at how we could create shapes (and then fill these shapes), use several different colours, generate patterns, insert pictures and edit our work. We began the lesson by looking closely at several digital and analogue pieces of coral artwork and discussed the similarities and differences. We also talked about the reasons why we might choose to use technology as an artist. Finally, we used photographs of different sea scenes, with a particular focus on coral, to inspire our own pieces of artwork. Have a look below at some of our creations...